Wincanton has announced plans to trial a new fleet of remotely controlled trucks as part of a drive to lower emissions and fuel costs. The new trucks, which have been developed under the codename “Operation Biscuit”, will facilitate faster fulfilment of micro-deliveries, said Wincanton, as the reduced vehicle size enables them to move between larger road users in traffic. Wincanton said the 50 vehicles the trial will begin with will be controlled by an “advanced remote control system” at its […]
APC Overnight boosted its turnover in the year ended 31 March 2016, after it lowered its maximum parcel weight as part of an “important year” of reshaping the business.
Wincanton’s new group finance director, Tim Lawlor, has assumed his new role as of today, after it was announced that he’d secured the job in early July.
15) Eric Born, chief executive, Wincanton Eric Born was given the not inconsiderable task of turning Wincanton around, taking on a business that in 2011 plunged to a £26m full-year loss on turnover of £2.2bn. He has delivered.